Let’s Talk About Religion: God in the Voting Booth?

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Event Time
7:30 PM
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Shaprio Synagogue

AJU's Familian Campus

15600 Mulholland Drive
Bel Air, 90077 

Event Details

God in the Voting Booth? The Role of Religion in American Politics

This series of interreligious trialogues will take a decidedly different approach. We will talk about religion – openly, candidly, and respectfully. Knowledgeable representatives of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam will share their views on topics of crucial importance to each religious tradition. The forums will afford an inside glimpse into each of the three religions, highlighting both similarities and differences.

Following each panel, audience members will be encouraged to ask questions and participate in the search for deeper understanding and practical solutions.

American politics today is highly polarized. For many voters, political and religious views are closely linked. Is this healthy for democracy? The forum will explore Jewish, Christian and Muslim perspectives on how religion can positively contribute to our public debate or unduly subvert the political process.

Presented with The Academy for Judaic, Christian, and Islamic Studies.

Reinhard Krauss, Ph.D., Executive Director, Academy for Judaic, Christian, and Islamic Studies

Rabbi Adam GreenwaldDirector, Miller Introduction to Judaism Program at American Jewish University
Rev. Jonathan ChuteRolling Hills United Methodist Church
Aziza HasanExecutive Director, NewGround: Muslim-Jewish Partnership for Change

Event Contact
Contact Name
Whizin Center for Continuing Education
Phone Number
(310) 440-1572
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